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THE VLOG

My first experience is when we are having a vlog for project purposes, the staff there are very... read more

Reviewed November 17, 2022
christianadormeo2
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Davao del Norte Province, Philippines
Bat Ako

A very informative and eye opening visit to the Monfort Bat Sanctuary. They provide an informative... read more

Reviewed January 20, 2022
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Reviewed October 23, 2013

There are really a lot of bats in this place, the best time to visit is when the sunset is near, or a night tour of the place, bring mosquito repellents for the mosquitoes!

Date of experience: July 2013
Thank Algene M
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Reviewed September 14, 2013

I have been several times at the batcave. Last time we took the night tour. The night tour is 200/person with a minimum of 5 persons. If you are less then 5 then you have to pay for 5. The reason is that they dont have daily sunset tours. They will organize it for you with a tourguide. They will prepare flashlights and umbrellas in case of rain. The nice thing on sunset tour is that all bats leave their cave at sunset. They make formations above the cave. This show takes hours. Nice experience that everybody should try.

Date of experience: September 2013
Thank My26
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Reviewed September 10, 2013

Entrance is for 100pax each. This trip was unplanned but it's great to see places that was featured in National Geographic and Guiness Book of Records.

Date of experience: September 2013
Thank Shei928
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Reviewed September 10, 2013

The bat cave was located on the other side of the island and it took us 30 minutes ride to get there. It was a good finale for the tour. The place was called Monfort Bat Sanctuary and it was listed in the Guinness world records as the largest colony of Geoffroys Roussette Fruit bats estimated at around 2,500,000,00 with two albino bats. Again we had to pay P100/head entrance fee but to me it was worth it.

The bat sanctuary is home to the largest colony of fruit eating bats in the country. Going near the caves was already a challenge because of the strong smell of bat poop. There were five caves in that area and we enjoyed watching the bats fly and interact with each other. They looked like small rats with sharp teeth and wings.
For more photos and videos of the MOnfort Bat Cave, Please visit: http://watwatworld.com/2013/09/10/discover-island-garden-city-of-samal-a-travel-guide-and-adventure/

Date of experience: May 2013
Thank DeanC828
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Reviewed September 5, 2013

It was interesting to see so many bats in their natural habitat .. But that's about it!
Since you've travelled so far, might as well see something unusual. But nothing much more to see or do. Wish they'd add more attractions to the site. The guides could use better training to engage the audience as well.

Date of experience: July 2013
Thank SusieSD
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